In Galveston County, one city’s economic development problem is another’s pursuit.
Galveston County’s population is rapidly changing. In the past decade, the Hispanic population jumped nearly 45 percent. Rapid growth in the northern part of the county also is spurring need for more schools to keep up with the influx of school-aged kids.
Mrs. Jennifer Washington is the teacher I’d like to nominate for the Teacher of the Year award. She has gone above and beyond to ensure our students here at Mainland Preparatory Academy have fun with learning.
Steve Mataro was 8 years old and living in the New Jersey housing projects, but not the worst-off kid he knew. That was perhaps his next-door neighbor, a girl with muscular dystrophy. When New Jersey icon Jerry Lewis launched a benefit to raise money for muscular dystrophy, Mataro went door …
Once again we at The Galveston County Daily News are proud to award the Leslie P. Daughtry Scholarships to deserving college-bound graduates from our community.
If you run into your Texas First Bank loan officer at the grocery store or at church, that’s on purpose. Chris Doyle, the bank’s president and CEO, requires employees to live in the communities where they work.
More than an isolated neighborhood or historical district, the city of Friendswood’s schools, teachers and academics epitomize what the north of Galveston County represents.
Locals and tourists alike have long known that Galveston County is a premier spot to stay active. From nature to theater to dining, the county has everything you might have a hankering for at any given time.
The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership, a nonprofit organization dedicated to economic growth in the region, anticipates more aerospace projects this year at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center than ever before.
Cheap natural gas and a high demand for gasoline at the pump are fueling stability in the local petrochemical industry for at least the foreseeable future, according to an industry economist and Marathon Petroleum Corporation CEO.
At 100 years old, League City resident Tony Crapitto lives in his own home, drives a white 2004 Mercury Minivan and can’t say enough good things about his neighborhood and the friends who live nearby.
Certain environmental qualities such as patterns, textures and spatial properties, called fractal elements, may have the power to reduce stress and enhance learning, especially in confined habitats such as deep space or isolated Antarctic research facilities.
Joe Haralson has faced down killers, helped to bring in dangerous fugitives and risked life and limb to keep other people safe and to help provide a measure of justice.
Although the hospital has offered neuroscience care for years, the new institute rebrands the services, consolidates the care and offers a better product for the Clear Lake communities.
Colwell, in her first year of teaching, instructs kindergarteners at C.W. Cline Elementary School, 505 Briarmeadow Ave. She not only attended the school herself, but she also teaches in the same room she once sat in during her kindergarten year.
Sometimes, we just need a wake-up call in life to push us forward. That call came in the form of a freezing January night in 2012 for Texas City resident Felix DeLeon.
Similar to an undergraduate academic plan, the school's Project Lead the Way engineering program offers students introductory and advanced courses to prepare students ahead of college.
When a premature baby entered the world recently at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, Dr. Harvinder S. Bedi held the infant in the palm of his hand. The baby, born at 23 weeks gestation, weighed 13 ounces.
Lottie Lehmann, 91, is visually impaired and doesn’t drive any longer; but that doesn’t stop her from hitching a ride with Johnnie Duncan, 86, every Tuesday and Thursday morning so they can show up for exercise class with Lynn Amato, 63.